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Articular Ligaments

Summary Information: Articular Ligaments

Articular Ligaments: Articular ligaments are fibrous cords of connective tissue that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments include those found in the upper extremities, shoulder, lower extremities, pelvis, head, spinal column, pelvis and thorax. Articular ligaments are strong and also have a small amount of elasticity because their connective tissues consist of both collagen and elastic fibers. Articular ligaments stabilize joints and allow movement in only specific directions, which depend on the individual joint.

Conditions that can directly or indirectly afflict the articular ligaments include strains, sprains, ligament tears, arthritis, dislocations, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Articular Ligaments

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Articular Ligaments:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Articular Ligaments

The following conditions are related to the organ: Articular Ligaments:

Sub Parts: Articular Ligaments

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Articular Ligaments:

  • Connective tissue
  • Collagen
  • Elastic fibers
  • Ligaments of the upper extremities
  • Ligaments of the lower extremities
  • Ligaments of the shoulder
  • Ligaments of the pelvis
  • Ligaments of the head
  • Vertebral ligaments
  • Thoracic ligaments

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Articular Ligaments

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Articular Ligaments:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Restricted movement
  • Painful movement
  • Deformities

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